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[25 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 44 – Lobstercon

In this episode, Ronan and Sean discuss their exploits at Lobstercon, which is a twice yearly event where London On Board pack their bags and head down to the seaside to play games, games and more games.
The boys talk about the great games they played during the event but as usual don’t really hold back when discussing the less than great games played.
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 44 – LOBSTERCON

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[19 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Gruff: The Tactical Card Game of Mutated Monster Goats  by Studio Woe

Gruff: The Tactical Card Game of Mutated Monster Goats

Gruff is a tactical combat card game where you take the role of a Shepherd who has used black magic, foul science and forbidden breeding practices to create the meanest battle goats in the world. Crush your enemies and prove that your herd is the strongest!

Gruff is halfway through it’s Kickstarter campaign and is over 250% of it’s funding goal. You can support it now by going to https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/31839895/gruff-the-tactical-card-game-of-mutated-monster-go

Game Overview

Players choose from a wide variety of mean weird and fat goats to create …

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[17 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Brotherhood

 
GDW game on organized crime struggle for a single city.
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[16 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stonewall’s Sword

 
 
(from Revolution Games):
On the stifling hot morning of August 9th, 1862, Maj. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s corps of Confederate veterans encountered a lone Union division under the shadow of Slaughter’s Mountain (also known as Cedar Mountain). The isolated Union division belonged to Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks, Jackson’s rival during the Valley Campaign and an opponent who the great Stonewall had consistently defeated. The Confederate troops were some of the best in the Rebel army, they outnumbered the Union force and were under the command of one of the iconic generals …

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[12 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Magic Fans Gear Up to “Make Magic History”

Make Magic History!
That’s what tens of thousands of Magic: The Gathering players and fans will be doing at the end of this month when the biggest Magic Premier Play event ever comes to three continents across the globe.
Taking place May 28-31, Modern Masters Weekend will be a visual and competition-filled spectacle, simultaneously taking place in Las Vegas, Chiba, Japan and Utrecht, Netherlands over the course of one weekend. This unprecedented worldwide event is expected to draw 20,000+ players across the three locations, with hundreds of thousands of fans watching in …

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[9 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Cabals: The Board Game – OTSBGR

Cabals the card game is a card game with a customizable game board. It combines deck building strategies and board game tactics to provide deep game play and a rich metagame. The customizable decks and game board creates a flexible game that continues to bring new challenges to the players.
Cabals is a game for 2-4 players ages 10+ playable in approximately 45 minutes.
Learn more over at www.cabalsgame.com
The campaign is now live over on Kickstarter! Follow THIS LINK to learn more!
HOW TO PLAY

WATCH THE GAME PLAYED

SOME THOUGHTS ON THE GAME SO …

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[4 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Invasion of Russia

 
 
(from ES):
On 14th December 1812, a few thousand men, half-starved, frozen and riddled with disease staggered out of Imperial Russia and reached the relative safety of the West.
These were the remnants of Napoleon’s once magnificent Grande Armee of more than 500,000 men, the largest force ever assembled in Europe (possibly even in the World) at that time, which on 24 June had crossed the River Nieman and marched into the heart of Russia. So began what, by any standards, was one of the most catastrophic, dramatic, heroic, and significant in …

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[2 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 43 – Picking Over the Bones

After a break Sean and Ronan are back with a bumper Picking Over the Bones episode.
Discussed and reviewed in this episode are Machi Koro, XCOM: The Board Game, El Gaucho and Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game.
Also in the show, the boys reveal the winner of the Hoyuk competition – Sponsored by Mage Company.
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 43 – PICKING OVER THE BONES
Finally, Mage Company have shared the news of an upcoming Kickstarter for a 12 Realms expansion, starting at the end of May 2015. Keep an eye out for …

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[30 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
X-Men: Mutant Revolution Strategy Game Now Available in North American Stores

WizKids and Gale Force Nine are pleased to announce the release of the new HeroClix strategy game X-Men: Mutant Revolution, in North American retail today.
X-Men: Mutant Revolution allows you to play as classic X-Men characters — including Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, and Storm — as they lead their school against its rivals. In the game, 3-4 players will recruit heroes and students, training each team and sending them on missions to spread your vision for mutants to the world.
For more information, please visit: http://wizkids.com/x-men-mutant-revolution/

Game Overview:
In the aftermath of …

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[30 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stronghold Games Proclaims 2015 “The Year of Survive!”

Stronghold Games is proud to declare 2015 as “The Year of Survive!” as it announces the new game Survive: Space Attack!, plus several new expansions in the Survive! line of light-strategy, family games.
 
Survive: Space Attack! is a reimagining of the best-selling game, Survive: Escape From Atlantis! The redesign of this classic game has been done by Brian, Sydney, and Geoff Engelstein, who have previously designed Space Cadets and Space Cadets: Dice Duel, plus expansions for each of these games, for Stronghold Games. 
 

In Survive: Space Attack!, players are escaping from …